|• Total||430.8 sq mi (1,116 km2)|
|• Rank||185th in the U.S.|
|• Density||1,400.3/sq mi (540.6/km2)|
Greater Danbury, also known as the Housatonic Valley Region, is a region in the state of Connecticut centered on the city of Danbury. It consists of the city of Danbury and adjacent towns in the areas around the Housatonic River and the Still River.
New England City and Town Area
The U.S. Census Bureau defines the metropolitan area of Danbury as the Danbury NECTA. It consists of the city of Danbury plus the towns of Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, and Sherman for a total of eight towns. As of the 2015, the population of the Danbury NECTA was 264,621. Although Redding and Ridgefield border The City of Danbury, they are technically classified within the NECTA's Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area.
Western Connecticut Region
The Danbury NECTA is located within the area administered by the Western Connecticut Council of Governments, and is part of the Housatonic Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Danbury Labor Market Area
- https://www.westernconnecticuthealthnetwork.org/~/media/wchn/shared/files/community-benefit/2016-greater-danbury-region-community-health-needs-assessment.pdf?la=en Greater Danbury Needs Assessment
- https://www.danburychamber.com/community/about-danbury/ Area defined as "Greater Danbury"
- https://westcog.org/ Western Connecticut Council of Governments
- https://westcog.org/meetings/mpos/hvmpo/ Housatonic Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization